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tv   KRON 4 News at 11  KRON  October 5, 2012 11:00pm-11:30pm PDT

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on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station
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was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪
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>> major construction
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>> gas prices continued to rise over california and with oil prices saying that the average price in
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california is $4.48. that is up 175 from yesterday. and it is up 355 from one week ago when the it was $4.13. >> $4.30 one week ago. >> there is always an explanation but does this make any sense. tonight, dan kerman spoke with an economist. >> the shortage. with august fire at the richmond refinery. and the chevron pipeline problem and a power>> gas prices continued to rise over california and with oil prices saying that the average price in california is $4.48. that is up 175 from yesterday. and it is up 355 from one week ago when the it was $4.13. >> $4.30 one week ago. >> there is always an explanation but does this make any sense. >> the shortage. with august fire at the richmond refinery. and the chevron pipeline problem and a power problem at a another location. however, this
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person does not buy this. robert mccullough. >> we have more supply we are not having a shortage. >> in fact the spike in gas prices is a crisis without a cause. >> this is in some form of gaining =gaming.. demand. we do not have an identifiable cause. >> there is no price fixing going on but he says that it is time for the federal government to look into it. >> supply is up, demand is down. we are going to launch an investigation on what is going on commission to investigate. so far, the federal trade commission has not followed through. dan kerman, kron 4.
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. the national unemployment rate was 7.8% last bunt. some economists thought that it was going to climb. this is the lowest level in 44 months. and the number of jobs added in the month of july, august 2nd also increased by 86,000. with this it jobs report is good newsfor the restaurant industry kron 4 spoke to business owners and the east bay. backing up what statistics say seen in increase of hungry states are more opportunities for hiring. >> and if you are saving or one day's pay check for your favorite eatery? and walnut creek patrons are choosing local eateries and that business is good. >> this year we of hired 15
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percent more people. >> terry has owned this old san francisco creamery for nearly eight years. despite the economy is not made to make changes for the prices in two years. >> right now they are eating out more. and if they want something fast, casual. and something that is probably not going to hit them in the pocketbook that hard. >> the research bureau of statistics saying that there has been an average of 21,000 new jobs each month at food and drinking establishments. that accounts for 85% of the employment gains in the hospitality industry st. >> are you going to be hiring? >> yes.
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>> because we're getting to a were busier season we could hire a few more staff members. >> the summer was slow but recently more and more are dining... business people are -- going out to eat. >> this positive trend. there is more splurge. they wine. -- more expensive bottles the weekend. however, more restaurants are slated to open it that the outlook is improving. >>jacqueline: some clouds but all types of clouds. however, some of varied systems towards the increase with even a rain chance is on monday. first, the events this weekend with
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fleet week. the blue angels tomorrow and sunday tomorrow could be better. with a mixture of clouds. and you could of course watch that on kron 4 from the comfort of your own home. to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. playoff action at 6:35 with that mixture of clouds. but it is going to be breezy and chilly. temperatures will be 70's in the south bay. 73 in san jose. for the inland valleys we are going to warm up with a 77 degrees in antioch, pleasanton. and 60s along the coast and even in san francisco with low 60s for the north bay. a look at your extended forecast for the similar conditions with sunday, monday. it is going to bring us more clouds and the chance of rainfall, possible. we will keep you posted as it gets closer and the forecast models come into better alignment.
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improved conditions expected for next week. >> in sports, the a's get ready for the playoffs and the national league wild card turns of glee on a controversial call kar -- travnk is next gary radnich is next.
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>> a good evening, everybody. with the playoffs underway dusty baker is back
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in town. and everybody is going to be watching matt cain. giving up five runs, and the one time the cincinnati play the giants at at&t park. also, lost this game with revisited in cincinnati. 2010, 2012 what is the difference? >> in 2010 it was very much everything was said to the last day at all a sudden it was at the playoffs. and now we have had a one week to get ready. i think that it was good for us as well. the guys are able to get some rest. and able to prepare and what we needed to do. against the team or going to play. >> 6:37. meantime, the 80the oakland a's at 3:07 in detroit. of course they're the hottest team in baseball
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with 60-one at the beginning of the year and now they're in the world series. baltimore, 100-1. parker- form letter tomorrow. >> this week has been about as close as the post season as we can get. i do not think there's anybody on this team that is going to change their approach or the week that they get ready for the game like they did the last couple of weeks. you cannot take it for granted. no matter who is on the back of their jersey. you cannot take these guys for granted. we are going something right. but with the a's, the giants going back to back with one game playoff. this wild card and looked out. what will be his last game. with a come back with st. louis and the umpire barely getting an infield. atlanta
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would of had bases loaded. and in the eight innings and they blew the call. with 80 minutes to clear it up. and usually he blew it and it has been denied. st. louis advances playing washington. in the meantime, the aforementioned with 100-1, baltimore orioles. between the manager of the year. nate scores what a week for the texas rangers. and with losing in oakland and then they got knocked off in the wild card. josh hamilton 0-4 he struck out a couple of times. and somebody is going to have to pay for that texas collapse. five-one = orioles they're going to play the new york yankees. people been asking can michael phelps bowl but what
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about golf? >> this is in scotland. it went in. michael phelps. >> good night vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight.
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